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South Africa 1928-SA Gold Sovereign KM-21 NGC MS-66 

Currently auctioned by Great Collections

 

George V gold Sovereign 1928-SA MS66 NGC, Pretoria mint, KM21. A superb South African Sovereign, a premium Gem with a deep orange tone to the planchet and immensely sharp surfaces free from severe marks. Scarcely contested at this elite grade level, a truly spectacular example of the type. 

A Top Population coin and a conditional rarity! Please read the facts below:

 

All South African George V are very scarce at the MS-66 grade. Only 8 coins out of 2425 have achieved this technical grade at NGC.

Only 21 coins out of 5014 have achieved the MS-66 grade at the combined PCGS and NGC Population out of all South Africa Gold Sovereigns!

 

Have a look at a snapshot of the Population Census at NGC as of 9/16/2018 for all Pretoria Mint Sovereigns.

 

Year/Mint Denom Desig Total 65+ 66
1923SA 1SOV MS 12   1
1924SA 1SOV MS 42    
1925SA 1SOV MS 220   1
1926SA 1SOV MS 374   1
1927SA 1SOV MS 518   2
1928SA 1SOV MS 465 3 3
1929SA 1SOV MS 153    
1930SA 1SOV MS 192    
1931SA 1SOV MS 310    
1932SA 1SOV MS 139    
TOTAL     2425 3 8

 

From 2425 graded Gold Sovereigns only a total of 11 coins have been graded MS65+ or better.

This makes the coin on offer better than the 99.5% of the coins offered for the Series.

A similar situation can be found at the PCGS Population Report for the Series.

(as of 9/16/2018)

 

DESCRIPTION DESIG 65 66 TOTAL
  MS
 
228
 
13
 
2,589
+ 4
  MS
 
1
2
9
1923-SA Sov S-4004 +
  MS
 
3
1
32
1924-SA Sov S-4004 +
  MS
 
30
3
232
1925-SA Sov S-4004 +
  MS
 
10
 
204
1926-SA Sov S-4004 +
  MS
 
110
2
724
1927-SA Sov S-4004 +
1
  MS
 
40
4
426
1928-SA Sov S-4004 +
  MS
 
4
 
167
1929-SA Sov S-4005 +
  MS
 
3
 
209
1930-SA Sov S-4005 +
1
  MS
 
19
1
395
1931-SA Sov S-4005 +
1
  MS
 
8
 
191
1932-SA Sov S-4005 +
1

 

 

 

 
Grade (Sheldon): CHOICE GEM UNCIRCULATED

 

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